ExxonMobil recently announced that Kristin Thomas-Martin has been named manager of its Baton Rouge Plastics Plant. Thomas-Martin replaces Angela Zeringue, who has been named senior operations planning advisor for ExxonMobil Chemical’s Global Operations. Zeringue will remain in Baton Rouge.
A native of Pittsburgh, Thomas-Martin began her ExxonMobil career in 2006 at the Baton Rouge Chemical Plant with a chemical engineering degree from the University of Tennessee. While in Baton Rouge, she served as a contact engineer, coordinator and coordination supervisor in the Basic Chemicals and Intermediates businesses.
In 2010, she relocated to Houston, where she worked for the company’s Gas & Power Marketing business. In 2012, she returned to serve as a supervisor at the Baytown Olefins Plant, then in 2016 moved to Brussels, Belgium, where she spent three years in the Basic Chemicals business in both planning and feedstock and optimization roles. In 2019, Thomas-Martin returned to the U.S. to begin her most recent assignment as operations manager at the Baton Rouge Polyolefins Plant.
Prior to pursuing a degree in engineering, Thomas-Martin was a classically trained ballet dancer and performed with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. She continues to take and teach ballet classes while working for ExxonMobil.